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Ethnic differences in the association between cardiovascular risk factors and psychological distress in a population study in the Netherlands

  • Agnes C Schrier1Email author,
  • Joanne K Ujcic-Voortman2,
  • Matty AS de Wit2,
  • Arnoud P Verhoeff2, 3,
  • Ralph Kupka1, 4,
  • Jack Dekker5, 6 and
  • Aartjan TF Beekman4, 6
BMC Public Health201212:1090

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-12-1090

Received: 28 March 2012

Accepted: 11 December 2012

Published: 18 December 2012

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Original Submission
28 Mar 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
30 Mar 2012 Author responded Author comments - Agnes Schrier
Resubmission - Version 3
30 Mar 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
14 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Edward Janus
25 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mariska van Vliet
25 Oct 2012 Author responded Author comments - Agnes Schrier
Resubmission - Version 4
25 Oct 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 4
8 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Edward Janus
Resubmission - Version 5
Submitted Manuscript version 5
11 Dec 2012 Editorially accepted
18 Dec 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-1090

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Authors’ Affiliations

Altrecht Institute for Mental Health Care
Department of Epidemiology, Public Health Service Amsterdam, Documentation and Health Promotion
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Amsterdam
Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center
Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Medical Center
VU University Medical Center, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research